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EDITORIAL: Straightness does not need celebration

EDITORIAL: Straightness does not need celebration

September 8, 2019

A Straight Pride Parade was hosted in Boston on Aug. 31. In attendance, however, were more than just proponents of straight pride.  The parade was organized by a group called Super Happy Fun Ameri...

Mental Illness exposes gender differences

By Emily Fasold

January 23, 2012

Gender equality may have come a long way in the past century, but a recent study from the University of Minnesota suggests that men and women still stand on different planes in terms of mental illness.The study, published in the “Journal of Abnormal Psychology,” examined the gender statistics of several common mental illnesses and found that women are more likely to have depression and anxiety, while men are more prone to...

‘Straight pride’ is twisted

By Eleanor Blick

November 22, 2010

During St. Charles North High School’s anti-bullying “Ally Week,” one group of students must have decided it was opposite day.The students wore T-shirts to school that read “straight pride” and quoted a biblical passage declaring death as a punishment for homosexuality. Administration asked students to cross out the biblical passages, which they did. When different students wore similar T-shirts to school the next day, ...

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